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CAIR-MN to Protest Religious Discrimination of Salaam Mosque by Minneapolis Park Board

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 5/27/21) – On Friday, May 28, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join community and faith leaders to protest against religious discrimination of Salaam mosque by the Minneapolis Park board.

SEE: Minneapolis mosque says Park Board’s refusal to sell land for parking infringes on religious liberty

WHEN: Friday, May 28th at 4:30 p.m.  

WHERE: 2117 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55454

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein,612-406-0070,; CAIR-MN Community Advocacy Manager Zaynab Mohamed, 612-229-5585,

CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein said: “The Minneapolis Park Board’s refusal to acknowledge the request to accommodate additional public parking at Salaam Mosque, which is similar to what the park board historically allowed a church, is a clear definition of religious discrimination.

“Salaam Mosque’s proposal is mainly to offer public parking that would create safe offloading for children attending the mosque, which is exactly the same reasoning the park board allowed for a church on the same street.”

CAIR-MN’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.  

La misión de CAIR-MN es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.  


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